Ask a Question forum: are sea anemone and garden ones same family

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Name: Brenden Reinhart
Flushing Michigan (Zone 6b)
May 2, 2016 12:34 PM CST
Can't find a straight answer
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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May 2, 2016 1:40 PM CST

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Is this what you're referring to?
Sea Anemone are Animals
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You can read more about them on Wikipedia.
Name: Zuzu
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May 2, 2016 1:40 PM CST

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The sea anemone looks like a plant, but it's actually an animal of the Actiniaria family. Garden anemones are plants of the Ranunculaceae family.
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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May 2, 2016 1:41 PM CST
Sea Anemones are animals that eat fish and live in the ocean. They were named after anemones, a plant in the ranunculous family that makes its own food through photosynthesis.

Hope this helps.


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